DaimlerChrysler Corp. must pay $20 million to a retired police officer and brake repairman whose right lung was removed because of cancer caused by asbestos, a jury ruled.

A jury in Manhattan’s state Supreme Court ruled that Alfred D’Ulisse, 73, of North Massapequa, N.Y., and his wife were owed a total of $25 million, D’Ulisse’s lawyer Jerry Kristal said Monday.